In 2020 this special topic will examine the fascinating history of Imperial Russia from the seventeenth century to the Revolution of 1917. Straddling the borderlands between Europe and Asia, Russia reveals in stark relief key issues in westernisation and modernisation. Nineteenth-century Russia was one of the most intellectually and artistically creative moments in history, as a deeply traditional society experienced increasing social and economic change. We study how Russian intellectuals debated national identity in their Eurasian state, and created a distinctive variety of socialism that triumphed in the revolutions of the early twentieth century
|Unit name||Special Topic in History|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Dr Anthony Page
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- gained an advanced appreciation of the major political, economic, diplomatic and social forces that shaped europe between 1815 and 1914.
- learnt ways of locating relevant information on this period of european history and applied that learning in advanced ways
- developed an advanced understanding in how to analyse historical evidence of different kinds
- developed an advanced understanding of problems of historical interpretation in this period of european history
- developed, through informed and disciplined reflection on the past, a richer and deeper critical understanding of the processes involved in transformation of the separate european countries from pre-modern to modern societies.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $1,729.00||090305|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
- 25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any Faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HTA247 or HTA347
On-campus: 2 x 1-hour lectures weekly, 1 x 1-hour tutorial fortnightly.
Off-campus: 2 x 1-hour recorded lectures weekly, and fortnightly online discussions.
On-campus: 3,000-word essay (40%), 500 word minor assignment (10%), tutorial participation (10%), take-home exam (40%)
Off-campus: 3,000-word essay (40%), 500 word minor assignment (10%), online discussion exercises (10%), take-home exam (40%)
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